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Saudi Arabia's NWC launches $959M water and sanitation projects

  • Saudi Arabia's NWC launches $959M water and sanitation projects

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Saudi Arabia's National Water Company (NWC) has commenced a series of water and sanitation projects valued at SAR3.6 billion ($959 million) across Riyadh, Madinah, and the Eastern Province this month, reports Trade Arabia.

In a recent press release, NWC has revealed plans for 46 projects in Riyadh, encompassing over 2,900 kilometers of water and sanitation networks at a cost of SAR1.6 billion. These projects are part of NWC's ongoing efforts to enhance infrastructure in the water and environmental services sectors, aiming to expand service coverage and improve customer service.

In Riyadh and its surrounding areas, 23 water projects are underway, covering districts such as Al Mahdia, Al Rimal, Al Bayan, and Al Sharq. Separate water networks are also being established in parts of Al Majmaa, Al Zulfi, and Al Dawadmi, spanning nearly 2,000 kilometers with a budget of over SAR718 million. Additionally, 23 wastewater projects are in progress, involving a 970-kilometer network and an investment of SAR890 million.

In the Eastern Province, NWC's eastern cluster is implementing 12 projects worth SAR1.5 billion. These efforts aim to enhance service coverage and mitigate environmental impacts in 50 districts within Dammam, Al Khobar, Al Qatif, Al-Ahsa, and Hafr Al-Batin. Notable projects include the second phase of the King Fahd Suburb Sanitary Drainage Network Project in Dammam, with a budget exceeding SAR427 million, and major sanitation upgrades in Al Khobar, valued at over SAR530 million.

Al Qatif is seeing the development of lift stations and sewage networks over 52 kilometers, alongside the upgrade of nine sewage treatment plants, costing more than SAR250 million, and with a total capacity of 283,000 cu m per day. In Al Ahsa, projects are focused on expanding water and wastewater facilities in the Diyar Al Ahsa district.

NWC’s northwest cluster in Madinah is also active, with nine projects worth approximately SAR500 million. These projects aim to enhance service coverage, operational efficiency, and customer satisfaction. Key initiatives include water supply enhancements in Al Aaqoul and Al Awaina, and extensive network upgrades in Yanbu.

Additionally, NWC will implement the main water line running 41.5km long in the third ring road east of Madinah at a cost of more than SAR26.1 million as well as the project to replace water networks and lines in the city of Yanbu at a cost of more than SAR26.8 million

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